The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 81 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.33% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 0.94% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-25.52% +80.52%
VBScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
486 426 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.55% 35.62% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 264 313
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 35
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - - - -
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 10 (52.63%) SCCM
4 8 (42.11%) VB
5 5 (26.32%) VB6
5 5 (26.32%) Tandem
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (21.05%) VBA
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
7 3 (15.79%) Novell
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) SCCM Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) VB Developer
4 3 (15.79%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VB Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Tandem
2 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
2 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
4 2 (10.53%) NetWare
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) OO
2 2 (10.53%) ITSM
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Web Development
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) VB
3 5 (26.32%) VB6
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Novell
4 2 (10.53%) Lotus
4 2 (10.53%) Adobe
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Interwoven
4 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 1 (5.26%) Altiris
5 1 (5.26%) Wyse
5 1 (5.26%) VMware